Fforde, J. (2002). Lost in a Good Book. London, Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton.

Fforde, J. (2003). The Well of Lost Plots. London, Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton.

Fforde, J. (2012). The Woman Who Died a Lot.  London, Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton.

Journal Articles

American Academy of Pediatrics. (2010). Media Education. Pediatrics, 126(5), 1012-1017.  doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-1636

Hamilton, M., Anderson, D., Broaddus, M., and Young, K. (2006). Gender Stereotyping and Under-representation of Female Characters in 200 Popular Children’s Picture Books: A Twenty-first Century Update. Sex Roles, 55, 757-765. doi:  10.1007/s11199-006-9128-6

Hedges, H. (2011).  Rethinking Sponge Bob and Ninja Turtles: Popular Culture as Funds of Knowledge for Curriculum Co-construction.  Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 36(1), 25-29.  Retrieved from;dn=950170717489010;res=IELHSS

Hall, L. (2011). How popular culture texts inform and shape students’ discussions of social studies texts. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 55(4), 296-305. doi: 10.1002/JAAL.00036

Hunt, T., and Hunt, B. (2004) Popular Culture: Building Connections with Our Students. English Journal, 93(3), 80-83. Retrieved from

Sweetser, P., Johnson, D. Ozdowska, A., & Wyeth, P. (2012). Active versus passive screen time for young children. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood 37(4), 94-98. Retrieved from;dn=195789;res=AEIPT

Taylor, A. (2005). Portrayals of Race in Popular Culture. Teacher, 44(1), 12-14. Retrieved from

Online Resources, Videos and Images

Annekevk. (2007). Teaching World History Through Popular Culture . Retrieved from

Booksandpieces. (2013, September 11). Diversity in SFF . Retrieved from

Button Poetry. (2013, April 13). Rachel Rostad – “To JK Rowling, from Cho Chang” (CUPSI 2013 Finals) . Retrieved from

CSIRO. (2013). Recreational Screen Time. Retrieved September 24, 2013, from

Dbarry1917. (2013, July 9). Riley on The Avengers . Retrived from

Moore, D. (2012, July 29). Social reading: Fad or future?. [web log post]. Retrieved from


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